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Gaza: Might Hamas get an offer they can’t refuse?

The militant organisation could be offered a compromise: more financial security in return for loosening their hold on Gaza

By Josh Lowe  

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal resides in Qatar. © Trango

As Israel and Hamas continue their struggle over the Gaza Strip, diverse international forces watch closely. Both sides in this conflict depend on complex webs of diplomatic relationships, both for moral support and, more pressingly, for financial backing.

I spoke with Shashank Joshi, a Middle East and Asia expert at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), to get his take on how the current crisis is likely to play out for Hamas’s…

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